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David has been covering Apple and how to get the most out of its products since 2005. Now a freelance tech writer, he runs Finer Things in Tech, jots down thoughts at DavidChartier.com, occasionally starts outlining the great American tech novel, and might still get to snowboard Breckenridge one more time.

STM Extra Small IPad Shoulder Bag

STM is a household name for Apple accessories, whereby "household" I mean "there's usually an STM bag or two in your local Apple store." In my experience, STM...

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Microsoft Echoes Apple: 'future of the Web Is HTML5'

Microsoft has bought a first-class seat on the Flash Bashing Express with an official statement on its IEBlog. Apple's sometimes-friend, sometimes-foe echoed...

Apple-owned Lala Music Service to Close, Offer ITunes Credit

Remember that streaming Lala "music locker in the cloud" service that Apple bought in December 2009? The one that's had an iPhone app waiting in approval limbo...

Microsoft Reportedly Cancels Courier Tablet Prototype

A prototype Microsoft tablet that raised eyebrows last year will reportedly not make it onto store shelves, according to gadget blog Gizmodo. Despite all the...

New Flash Player Beta Adds Video Acceleration for Some Macs

Steve Jobs may have just publicly slammed Apple's foot down on the prospects of Flash for iPhones and iPads, but Adobe's made some progress on the Mac front...

Kerio Connect Business Server Now Supports IPad

Kerio Connect 7, an upgrade to Kerio Technologies' alternative to Microsoft Exchange for SMBs, now fully supports the iPad.

Solid PDF to Word Converter Debuts for Mac

Solid Documents, makers of PDF and document tools for Windows, has released one of its most popular products for the Mac: Solid PDF to Word.

Apple Prepares 3G-enabled IPads for Shipment

Customers in the U.S. who placed their pre-orders for 3G-enabled iPads early enough may commence refreshing Delivery Status and FedEx.com. The iPad 3G...

Apple Announces Dates for WWDC 2010

Start your credit cards, ladies and gentlemen. On Wednesday, Apple announced dates for its 2010 Worldwide Developers Conference.

Twittelator for IPad Adds 'Slide to Send' Feature

As the iPad is still in its infancy, so, too, are good iPad-native Twitter clients. One rapidly maturing client is Twittelator for iPad, and it just got a great...

Opera 10.52 Brings New Mac Interface, Other Enhancements

In February, Opera released a 10.5 beta that foretold a number of enhancements and Mac-ified interface changes on the way. Now the browser maker has graduated...

Apple Addresses Keynote for IPad Formatting Problems

Apple's iPad-ified iWork apps are generally praised for their polish and functionality. But one place these apps, particularly Keynote, can fall short is when...

Rhapsody 2.0 for IPhone Adds Offline Listening

Rhapsody, the music subscription service that recently broke away from former parent company Real Networks, has a shiny new 2.0 version of its iPhone client in...

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Western Digital Releases Free WD Photos IPhone App

Flickr? MobileMe Gallery? Picasa? Western Digital network drive owners have no need for such services. For these customers can store their photos on a WD...

Quicken Essentials to Gain File Protection, Export, Refund

Intuit on Friday announced a handful of significant new features coming to Quicken Essentials, its Mac-native financial software that replaced Quicken 2007 for...